|Rochester||Won, 6-4||@ Worcester, 4:05 p.m.||Sharp (1-1, 5.06) vs. C. Martinez (0-1, 67.50)|
|vs. Richmond, 6 p.m.||E. Lee (0-1, 1.86) vs. Teng (0-3, 4.82)|
|Wilmington||Postponed||@ Brooklyn, 4 p.m.||Irvin (0-0, 0.53) and Cate (1-1, 6.14)
vs. Rojas (3-1, 1.82) and Bryant (1-0, 2.55)
|Fredericksburg||Lost, 5-2||vs. Kannapolis, 6:05 p.m.||A. Lara (0-2, 6.11) vs. Sommer (0-3, 3.81)|
Rochester 6 Worcester 4
• Je. Rodriguez 4⅔ IP, 3H, 3R, 3ER, 3BB, 4K, HR
• Fry (W, 1-0) ⅓ IP, 0H, 0R, 0BB, 1K, 2-0 IR-S
• Weems (SV, 4) 1IP, 2H, R, ER, 0BB, 2K, HR
• Lipka 2-5, 2R, 3K
• Palacios 1-2, R, 2BB, RBI, SB
• Gushue 1-2, R, 2B, 2RBI
The Red Wings rolled to a seventh straight win on the strength of a five-run 5th. Jefry Rodriguez fell one out short of qualifying for a Jack Morris win, allowing three runs on three hits (one HR) and three walks while striking out four. Jace Fry stranded two while getting the last out of the 5th to get the “W.” Matt Lipka singled twice and scored twice while Joshua Palacios reached base three times on a single and two walks to lead the Rochester offense.
Roster moves: C Chris Herrmann activated from 3-Day T.I.L.; C Wilmer Perez, placed on the Development List, retroactive to May 12.
Richmond 6 Harrisburg 5 (10 inn.)
• Fuentes 3IP, 3H, 3R, 3ER, 3BB, 6K, 5HBP, 76-44 PIT-K
• Schaller 2IP, 0H, 0R, BB, 2K
• B. González (L, 0-2) 2IP, 1H, 1R, 0ER, 0BB, 2K
• Dunn 3-4, RBI
• Hubbard 3-5, R, RBI, SB
• Flores 2-4, CS
Harrisburg battled back from a 5-1 deficit to tie it at 5-5 after eight but fell in the 10th, 6-5. Steven Fuentes didn’t hit 15 of 20 batters faced as he labored through three innings on 76 pitches. He gave up three runs on three hits and three walks over three innings. Brian González took the loss as he let in the free runner in the 10th on a pair of sacrifices. Jack Dunn and Dondrei Hubbard both singled three times while Justin Connell and K.J. Harrison both hit solo HRs to power the Senators’ offense.
Wilmington vs. Brooklyn – PPD
Fog rolled in again on the Cyclones and Blue Rocks for the second straight night, forcing another postponement. A makeup date has not yet been announced, but Wilmington next visits Brooklyn in late August and has two series at Frawley Stadium in the interim.
Kannapolis 5 Fredericksburg 2
• Theophile 7IP, 4H, 1R, 0ER, 0BB, 8K
• M. Perez (L, 0-1) ⅔ IP, 3H, 4R, 4ER, BB, 2K, HBP
• De La Rosa 2-5, R, RBI
• House 1-2, HBP
Kannapolis broke a 1-1 tie with a four-run 8th to take their second straight from Fredericksburg, 6-5. Rodney Theophile pitched seven full innings for the first time in his career, with an unearned run allowed on four hits and no walks while racking up eight K’s. IFA Marlon Perez made his (American) pro debut but was, um, shelled by the Cannon Ballers for four runs on three hits and a walk over 2/3rds of an innings to take the loss. Jeremy De La Rosa singled twice to lead the FredNats hit column while Andry Arias drew two of the four walks for Fredericksburg’s batters.
Roster moves: SS Brady House activated from 7-Day I.L.; LHP Peyton Glavine placed on the 7-Day I.L.; LHP Marlon Perez assigned from XST.